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Discovery could lead to new catalyst design to reduce nitrogen oxides in diesel exhaust


August 17, 2017

Researchers have discovered a new reaction mechanism that could be used to improve catalyst designs for pollution control systems to further reduce emissions of smog-causing nitrogen oxides in diesel exhaust. Full Story

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Purdue University

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